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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 08/04/2014 - 11:02pm
Camp – 1 m. West of Centreville 26 from Washington July 19, 1861. Dearest Ellen, I wrote to John yesterday, asking him to send you my letter that you might be assured of my safety.  Thus far the enemy has retired before us – yesterday our General Tyler made an unauthorized attack on a battery […]
Author: (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 08/04/2014 - 8:05am
Confederate Troops Re-Occupy The Crater   It probably meant little to the soldiers of the 48th Pennsylvania, especially coming from a man who offered little--if any--support and from a general who largely forsook the 9th Corps in its struggle in the Crater, but 150 years ago on August 3, Major General George Meade issued General Orders No. 32 that...
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